When it came time to pick up my first personal handgun, I did a lot of research and digging to find out what options are available and which ones I want. The Sig P226 Legion had them all. I've carried the Beretta M9 for duty use for years, and I'll never be able to take it seriously again. The Sig shoots circles around it. It fits perfectly in the hand, and the grips cling to your palm in any conditions without tearing you up. The sights are crystal clear even in no-light conditions, and the operation is fluid and intuitive. The metal frame and full-length guide rod take the kick out of the recoil, so reaquiring sight picture is almost automatic. I recommend this to any shooter who wants a reliable, durable, top-quality weapon. It's a steal for the money.